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Alert Labs sees big opportunity under new owner

October 10, 2018 / Source: The Record

Technology firm Alert Labs has been acquired by Watsco, Inc., a U.S.-based heating, air conditioning and refrigeration distributor serving more than 250,000 contractors.

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NACO's 2018 Awards Feature Zoom.ai, Genesis Robotics and More

October 1, 2018 / Source: Techvibes

The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) held its 2018 Awards last week, presenting awards for Most Promising Startup of the Year, Exit of the Year, and Angel of the Year.

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September Investor Meeting Recap

September 18, 2018 / Source: GTAN

GTAN members, entrepreneurs and special guests, including students and professors from The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, gathered for the first Investor Meeting of GTAN’s tenth season.

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Plum Brings Marriage of AI and Industrial Organizational Psychology to SAP® SuccessFactors® Solutions

September 13, 2018 / Source: Markets Insider

Plum, a predictive hiring and talent management platform, today is announcing a planned integration with SAP® SuccessFactors® solutions for human capital management (HCM). 

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September GTAN|RAW Recap

September 4, 2018 / Source: GTAN

GTAN members and entrepreneurs gathered at the Accelerator Center in Waterloo for the first GTAN|RAW session of the fall. Following the summer break, attendees were eager to hear from new and innovative founders who shared their business ideas in our interactive learning session.

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How This Entrepreneur Went From One Employee in a Dark Basement to Raising $3.3 Million

August 29, 2018 / Source: Entrepreneur

The company is focused on using chat and artificial intelligence to improve productivity. Pereira talks about jumping into startups in the past thinking each company would secure funds easily. This was not the case. 

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Life extending technology

August 21, 2018 / Source: The Record

Kitchener startup's 'life extending' technology helps researchers study disease and develop new medicines.

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Employee-focused tech helps to put Golf Town back in the swing of things

July 10, 2018 / Source: The Globe and Mail

While it downsized the number of store locations to 47 from 55, one of the key changes it made was to improve the customer experience. Golf Town chose to focus on front-line employees and give them a digital advantage.

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June Investor Meeting Recap

June 19, 2018 / Source: GTAN

GTAN members, guests and student participants part of the University of Waterloo and University of Wilfrid Laurier’s Startup Funds attended our June Investor Meeting, the last gathering before our summer break.

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2018 Pauli Awards Recap

June 19, 2018 / Source: GTAN

GTAN hosted their 7th annual Pauli Awards at Bingemans last month where they honoured two outstanding members of their angel group and an investee company whose efforts over the past year have earned them the titles of Angel of the Year, David Borges Community Builder and Company of the Year.

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